All the light we cannot see – Anthony Doerr

All the light we cannot see tells the story of a blind French girl named Marie Laure and that of a German orphan boy named Werner during World War II. Marie Laure lives with her father near the Museum of Natural History in Paris where he works as the master of the locks. When she …

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The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell

Disappeared for a bit of time: I have been very busy setting up my bookstagram ( @wordssinmotion ). Summary : according to Gladwell, the "tipping point" is "that magical moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire." A fascinating book on the power of small actions to …

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Books that will make you think

The unbearable lightness of being by Milan KunderaA magnificent advocacy of momentary beauty (lightness) against Nietzsche's criticized heaviness in the everlasting search of meaning. Lightness versus weight is the key dichotomy Kundera's story. Outliers by Malcolm GladwellThis book will challenge your notion of success by demonstrating that talent is not a determining factor in success …

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Some of my favorite quotes and excerpts from 2019 books

An accurate representation of all the beautiful writing waiting to be felt and understood by bookworms. Books are wonderful in all ways. For their content, the imagination they help develop, the incredible stories to discover but I must also admit, for their magnificent arrangement of just the right words, at the right moment. Here are …

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